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Dec 22, 2012 6:00pm EST
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CBS
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
armed police officer at every school. >> we can immediately make america's school safer relying on the brave men and women in america's police forces. >> reporter: senator diane fine stein working on gun control legislation says nra plan won't work on its own. she points out that many schools already have armed guards. >> in fact there were two armed law enforcement officers who twice engaged the shooters at columbine. that didn't prevent 15 from being killed. >> reporter: mostly democratic lawmakers pushing for improved gun control were hoping to get nra support. now it looks like that's not going to happen. lapierre blamed video games, music games and media for exposing children to a violent culture. a ban for assault weapons is pushed saying the time for change has arrived. >> parents and school officials in the bay area are skeptical even dismiss civ of the nra proposal to put armed guards in every school. >> it's a horribly poor choice to say that the answer to gun violence is to put more guns out there. >> several school districts already have armed police officers at high sc
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 6:00am EST
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CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> here's the cbs evening news, with scott pele. and we'll see >> pelley: tonight, would america go to war in syria? the u.s. is spying on the dictator's chemical weapons. there's new intelligence on that and word that syria may be losing its best ally. david martin at the pentagon margaret brennan with hillary clinton, and elizabeth palm wer a rare look inside the war. >> reporter: in the hospital's intensive care unit the men can't speak but their injuries do. >> pelley: today the first state in the nation has legalized marijuana for recreational use, leaving cops and citizens with lots of questions. john blackstone clears the air. and what town has the winningest football team in the nation? wyatt andrews takes us to a community on hard times now riding high. >> one two, three. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. whether the u.s. enters the war in syria appears to be up to the dictator b
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
, maryland's news station. complete news, weather and traffic still ahead. the gun control debate in america, the
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm EST
crews from the u.s. and latin america are here in lakewood, lining the streets in front of her family's home. rivera was born in california and industry experts say the singer was on the verge of becoming a big name here in the states. >> she had just signed a deal, actually, to do a comedy with abc, so she was really poised for mainstream success. >> reporter: family friends say she never let fame go to her head. >> she gave everything. she always come around. always. >> reporter: rivera's mother says she is sure her daughter is now singing to the lord. in lakewood, california, teresa garcia, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: now, rivera's family says one of her brothers will go to mexico today to meet with investigators to try to identify the singer's body. >>> well, updating the story we told you about at the top of the newscast, a shakeup with the ravens today. the ravens fire offensive coordinator cam cameron. he had run the ravens' offense the last five year, hired after cam cameron took over as coach. cameron was fired for inconsistencies. but head coach john harbaugh sa
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
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CBS
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> sometimes the court system needs to nudge us forward to be a better more united america. >> reporter: the court could rule in a way that impacts same-sex marriage only in california and does not affect the rest of the country. >> movements are a mix of things. you have to kind of take the ups with the downs. >> reporter: the court will hear the marriage case in march. a decision will probably come by the end of june. john black stone, cbs news, san francisco. >> what can we expect? case has three possible outcomes. first they can say that denying marriage to any couple is unconstitutional or they could reverse the 9th circuit decision and uphold prop 8 leaving states and voters to decide on gay marriage. the final option, they can follow precedent set on a previous landmark gay rights case. >> 9th circuit tried to narrow its ruling by equating to a former decision of justice called roemer verses evan. >> in that case colorado's amendment two stripped gays and lesbians right to equal protection from discrimination. supreme court ruled in a unconstitutional as kennedy wrote that singli
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
, smartest associates. they're the fastest-growing electronics and appliance retailer in america. you can visit their website at hh greg.com. back over to you. >> thank you, kristy. and assly mentioned -- as she mentioned, roads are closed in mount vernon. sure sign christmas is around the corner. jessica kartalija is among revelers in the annual baltimore tradition. >> hello, kai. they are just starting to show up as are all the vendors. they're making it an entire town celebration throughout mount vernon. many of the stores are open late. we have sophie's kaz bar. james joyce is coming up from downtown. several restaurants in this area providing food so people grab a bite to eat, watch the fireworks, watch the light illumination and walk around and do a little shopping. here's what crews are doing to get prepared for this evening. >> reporter: the unofficial start to the holiday gets under way in just a few hours. >> 41 days, we have been doing the lighting. it started out as a simple galgtdering. -- gathering. and it's grown into this fireworks and extravaganza. >> reporter: crews
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
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CBS
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm EST
in america. >> thank you. >>> giving back. that's what one ravens player is all about. dozens of kids are going home a little happier today after being taken on a holiday shopping spree with anquan boldin. wjz's rochelle richie was there for all the fun and joins us with more on how some kids say this isn't only a shopping spree but a life lesson. >> reporter: it's a round of applause for ravens wide receiver anquan boldin dozens of students are one step closer to completing their christmas shopping list. >> i think this is great. >> reporter: boldin's foundation made the christmas season more affordable for these kids by handing out $100 gift cards to use in the aisles of walmart on washington boulevard. >> a lot of times people aren't able to afford different things at christmas time. so we're trying to extend our hand as much as possible. >> boldin started accumulating one foundation during his sophomore year with the ravens and the entire idea around the foundation is to give back to underprivileged kids. these children were chosen to shop. >> give a whole lot extra in class every
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
? >> well, people have said that america is a country that is founded upon ideals and ideas that are expressed in worsd. and so it makes sense that people would look at these words, as i said, to try to tell white house we are and the kinds of things we hope to be. so yes, words mean a great deal to americans and always have. >> suarez: looking back at the proclamation itself, as a practical matter, what did that declaration do for people still in bondage in the confederates. >> it reconfirmed their idea that the war was about the end of slavery. and, in fact upon hearing these words and understanding of the proclamation thousands of african-americans left plantations. they voted with their feet so to speak, to say that this was going to be a new day. so the proclamation gave them hope that all of their hopes were going to be realized. and so it really did put a lot of people in motion during that time period. it didn't free the slaves obviously. the confederates and the people in control of them remained in control until the end of the war. but blacks took a part in liberating thems
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm EST
town tragedy. time for new attitudes about america's gun laws. denise is in the news room. >> several die hard pro gun senators are shifting their positions saying they can no longer bring them to gun safety policies. family members of victims are in washington and call on congress to implement change. calling for tighter gun control laws. >> we're here because we know america is greater than those awful moments. we're here because we envision in america that's known as the nation that solves this terrible gun violence epidemic once and for all. we can do this. we can do this. >> west virginia democrat was one of the first senators to say it is time for a new debate about gun control. he spoke with president obama and called for all sides to come to the table. >> the brady campaign emphasizes all conversations must be respectful of the second amendment. >>> after weeks of deadlock, there are signs of the government close to a fiscal cliff deal. daniel reports on president obama's latest counter offer to prevent year end tax hikes for middle class americans. >> house speaker john boehn
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
of california charter schools that aim to be the model-ts of education. >> america has lots of terrific schools. people open great schools every year, but they typically open just one. nobody has figured out how to mass produce high quality, cost effective schools. >> brown: we remember general norman schwarzkopf-- the man who commanded american-led forces in the persian gulf war known as "desert storm." >> warner: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the final weekend has now arrived before the fiscal cliff hits
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
america. >> we have seen a rebirth of the traditional gasoline engine thanks to advances in technology. >> in many cases, we are seeing upwards of 25, 30, into the 40- mile per gallon range, which is similar to a hybrid. so the argument that consumers are making is, i don't need to get a hybrid. >> the looming federal fuel economy standards are also driving the industry shift to environmentally friendly vehicles. automakers will be required to reach a fleet average of 54 miles per gallon by 25. complex 10, cbs news, los angeles. >> american buyers bought more than a million cars and trucks last month. that's up 15 percent on the same time last year. well you know it may not be a new car, but you can also give yourself an early holiday gift by entering our holiday gift basket contest. no new cars in here. but, our sponsors, there is a new year's eve cruise in here. there are sweet treats from cold stone creamery. an unforgettable getaway. that's a lot of stuff. >> dogsledding, that something. there are prize packs and tickets for peter pan, courtesy of the lyrics and beauty and the beas
CW
Dec 9, 2012 10:00pm PST
of the victims. >>> an emotional win for america's team. one killed and accused of killing them. they shed their resiliency off and on the field with more on the team's tragic. dallas cowboys josh brent walked out of the texas jail on sunday. a day after he was charged in a car crash that killed his teammate. >> my dear best friend, jerry brown. i'm just dealing with his death right now. >> reporter: the dependencive lineman was driving drunk early sunday and lost control of his mercedes, killing jerry brown, a passenger in the car. brent is charged with intoxication manslaughter. hours before his release, an motional dallas cowboys team took the field in cincinnati with a moment of silence before the game and a brown's jersey was placed on the bench. >> there was a feeling of numbness out on the field today. but somehow they focused it and figured out a way to win the ball game. >> reporter: brown played on the practice squad. the 25-year-old was a rising star. >> keep doing what you're doing and you'll be on the field. he had a big smile and he loved to play the game. >> brent
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 6:14pm EST
in a culture of violence in america. >> we've all got to be angry, this is not us and them. us against the nra or us against the entertainment industry, this is all of us. >> this has changed the dialogue and it should move beyond dialogue, we need action. >> reporter: a newly formed grass roots is calling for better gun control. it plans to send a delegation to washington on tuesday. >> we have the benefit and misfortune of being on the national stage right now. this is a real opportunity for us to make a statement. >> reporter: schools here will reopen tuesday but sandy hook elementary will be closed until further notice. i'm troy dunnan. >>> tonight our media partner the baltimore sun reports a local tie, the parents of one of the victims once lived in maryland. >> there are faces attached to those names today and family members and friends are telling their stories. jim axelrod reports from newtown connecticut. >> reporter: simply put, anna marquez greene had the voice of an angel. she did not miss a beat as she sang along with her brother in this home video. in a statement
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm EST
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CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm EST
you? >> and now "bbc world news america." >> doctors have announced that an indian woman who was gang raped in delhi has died at. last-minute talks at the white house over the fiscal cliff ends with no announcement of a deal. a 6-year-old british girl abducted by her father and taken to pakistan is reunited with her mother in the u.k. welcome to "bbc world news." also to come, no where to pray for moslems in athens. and a quite at hollywood that revolution, making big returns to the silver screen. >>> breaking news coming to us from singapore. in the past few minutes, it was just announced that the indian woman who was gang raped in delhi earlier this month that has caused national average has died. she was being treated at a hospital in singapore where she was on life-support. in india, her brutal attack triggered nationwide protests. the authorities struggling to contain the growing anger. we have received a statement from a doctor, the chief executive of the hospital where she was being looked after. "we are very sad to report the patient passed away peacefully at 4: 40 5:00 a.m. t
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm PST
this bush master in their body. 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> feinstein also wants to been a the high capacity ammunition clips that hold more than 10 rounds. grace lee shows us she's not the only politician who's speaking out. >> reporter: the connecticut shoot something a wake up call for all of us in america. >> senator leland says it's time to stop the mayhem. he wants to re introduce the bullet button ban. getting around the state ban on detachable magazines because you can use a bullet to release the magazine. >> it's as if we do not have an assault weapon ban in the state of california with the bullet button assault rifle, what you can do is buy a magnet and easily load and unload these magazines. >> senator ye wants to go further by adding yearly background checks on owners and mental health evaluations and limit ammunition and increase safe gun storage requirements. >> people are being reactionary. but the problem is these laws have had no impact. >> he fights for gun rights but does not believe bans on assault weapons are the way to prevent violence. >> if
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
america. folks in littleton, colorado, once thought the same about their town. until the shooting at columbine. 13 years later, barry petersen reports the wounds there have still not healed. >> reporter: it was april 20, 1999. two heavily armed columbine students walked into their school and opened fire. they killed 12 students and one teacher before killing themselves. have you ever actually recovered from this? >> no. i mean -- >> reporter: still haunts you? >> yeah, it does. >> reporter: frank de angelis was the principal that day as he is today at columbine. what went through your mind when you heard about what happened in connecticut? you've been there. >> i was in a state of shock. immediately my heart was just broken and kind of nauseous, to be honest with you. >> reporter: his first thoughts were of the agonizing moments as the news spread. >> the thing that weighs on my mind is when parents are waiting in a room and students are not coming to them as the other parents receive their kids. and i'm sure every parent who is in connecticut today when they heard the news were wond
CBS
Dec 16, 2012 7:30am PST
-new mom. i have a 7-week-old who i have brought out. and my heart, like every parent across america, is breaking right now. when the president cried, there were parents crying with him. i like to think that this can be a real moment for us. >> the delores park vigil was one of about 16 around the bay area that were suggested by the liberal organization moveon.org. >>> we have a lot more details on the victims and shooting investigation on our website, cbssf.com. >>> well, meanwhile, it is sunday here and we may have some rain on the horizon this morning. >> saw a little bit yesterday and sounds like we're not going to have a chance to dry out for sometime. >> not much. pretty good weather for the fungus around the bay area. cool weather as well. high-def doppler not picking up anything in terms of showers right now. anything that's falling this morning is very low level, below the radar. and so a few light showers this morning. right now, numbers are mostly in the 40s. we are going to be looking for another shot of rain moving through the bay area, coming in, first in the north bay
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
americas. >>> saying farewell to a beloved american actor. how holiday is remembering the career of jack klugman. >>> a terrible christmas for another community dealing with a deadly shooting. the ambush attack on volunteer firefighters and what we're learning about the gunman. >>> and the clean of england with a high-tech twist on her holiday message. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, w him as a >>> some of us knew him as oscar madison, one half of the odd couple. others knew him as quincy. today we learned jack klugman died in los angeles. he won who emmies as the messy sports writer who drove felix crazy. but his stage film and television career spanned more than five decades. he passed away at his home with his wife at his side. jack klugman was 90 years old. >>> they were only doing their jobs. answering the call for help, when a team of firefighters suddenly needed help themselves. cbs reporter on the hail of gunfire that greeted them. >> reporter: firefighters rushed to this early morning fire near rochester, new york, and were met by bullets. police say william spengler started the fire so
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
? people jumping off buildings? >> reporter: made in america may be an emerging trend but apple isn't the first. its rival google announced last summer that its new media streaming device called the nexus q is made in the u.s. speculation is rampant about what computer and where in the u.s. apple will manufacture its former assembly plant in elk grove one possibility. although some see apple's decision as a public relations move, one user says it's right for the times. >> i hope it's something tangible. this is also for the stakeholders. people on the ground actually working on the apple phones. >> reporter: low wages and low fuel costs were the main forces driving companies to start manufacturing overseas allen but over the decades we in that fuel costs are definitely up and wages in china as a result of some of this reporting of bad conditions there are on the rise 15 to 20% as well so it doesn't make as much economic sense as it used to. >> i'm sure consumers are wondering oh, yeah but does that mean all the apple products are going to cost more? will they raise prices on me is it. >>
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> and one of the hottest debates in america broke ground in california today. our region is about to be fracked. >> it's also about to dry out. we had a weak little storm move through the bay area that's mostly gone. tomorrow looks good. and then changes are on the way. we have all the details coming up with our forecast after a break. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, project in san francisco has taken a big step forward. nw three different bay area locations could st >>> an ambitious development project in san francisco has taken a big step forward. now three different bay area locations could start to see almost $2 billion worth of new housing. cbs 5 political insider phil matier is on treasure island to tell us more on who is bankrolling all of this. >> reporter: it's interesting. behind us is a million-dollar view and that's one of the biggest selling points in this deal that has a very unusual partner. here's the story. this is treasure island today smack-dab in the middle of the san francisco bay. this is how it may look in a couple of years thanks to the people's republic of china, which has
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
three to 11 bullets from this bushmaster in their bodies, 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> senator dianne feinstein also wants to ban large ammunition clips. feinstein says that she has heard from pro gun democrats who now seem willing to support changes to gun laws. >>> but the idea of new gun restrictions is likely to cause a fierce political fight. cbs 5 reporter grace lee on a state senator who knows that all too well. grace. >> reporter: senator leland yee fought for more gun corollas year in the wake of the colorado aurora movie theater shootings. it failed. but now he says he is not afraid of a tough fight and believes that california needs to lead the nation as they have often done in the past. 23 years ago the cleveland elementary school shooting left five kids dead and 29 wounded. it's now known as the stockton massacre. and it led to an outright ban on assault weapons in california. we though it couldn't get any worse. >> the connecticut shooting is a wake-up call for america. >> reporter: until now, with 20 children shot and killed in newtown, connecticut
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. talks have broken down yet again. the league rejected the pl >>> nhl labor talks have broken down yet again. the league rejected the players proposal on an 8 year agreement saying it was unacceptable and there was no need to continue talks today. the nhl and the players have been without an agreement since september 16th. thursday was the 82nd day of the lock out. >>> thursday night's football with denver in town. >> was there a game last night. >> there was a game. we were all watching. >> and we're required by law to show you highlights too. the broncos scored on the first drive. peyton manning had a monster game. raiders down 13-0 when carson palmer found derek mcfadden. he goes in. first time he's played in a month with the bad ankle. but a raider r fumble led to another bronco touchdown. michelle, hold back. >>> the play of the day
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
announced today the nra did that they want armed security guards in every school in america. that's something familiar here at richmond high school where they have had armed officers for six years. they do believe it has made a difference. but many are wondering whether the nra went far enough. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> reporter: after being silent on the subject for more than a week after the slaughter in newtown, the chief of the national rifle association declared today the nra's solution for stopping school shootings is to have an armed guard in every school. just like they have them at banks and sports arenas. >> why is the idea of a gun good when it's used to protect the president or our police but bad when it's used to protect our children in our schools? >> reporter: the nra proposes a new program to protect america's schools called national school shield, but they were not able to protect their own news conference from protestors. >> the nra has blood on its hands! >> reporter: california senator dianne feinstein, who is
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Dec 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
there's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. >> reporter: it was an emotional president obama who faced the nation today. it was also a rare moment, perhaps a turning point in presidential policy for federal gun control. >> we're going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics. >> it is an obvious and perfectly appropriate emotional response to say something's got to be done. >> reporter: uc berkeley criminal law professor believes the american people will also have a change in public sentiment. a call for gun control. but he does not believe it will last long enough to change actual law. >> the only time when most citizens worry about things like assault weapons is in the middle of a mass shooting episode. >> reporter: he says when a mass shooting occurs, gun control is called for. but after the hype dies down, the opponents gain traction because they care vehemently and fight long-term. >> the intensity of the opponents' control will outweigh the mild support that t
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Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
a few showers. first let's show you this. within three hours now, a full moon in north america. isn't that a beautiful sight? the moon out there. to the right of the moon -- you can't see it in this shot -- but there's the planet jupiter. looks like a bright yellow star. and near that is the eye of the bull, 65 light years away. let's see. concord, 39 degrees. oakland, 44. livermore, 39. sfo, 46. santa rosa, 39. surf's up. surf will be crashing to about 20 feet, building on a swell out of the northwest. that also means strong rift currents. that high surf advisory is posted through saturday night. a few showers late friday but not much. clearing by saturday afternoon. here's where it's all coming from, this low pressure, along the pacific northwest. it's going to stall as it gets close to the bay area. tomorrow we might squeeze out a few showers. wouldn't amount to much, one way or the other. look for a not terribly sunny day tomorrow but essentially dry. a model of what the atmosphere should do over the next 24 hours, watch. you can see the showers approach but they never quit
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
closing down 18 points. the nasdaq and s&p also closed down a bit. >>> just in tonight, america has lost one of its most decorated and beloved war heroes. general norman schwartzkopf died today. he raised as an army brat spent his life in the military. in vietnam he famously rescued fellow soldiers by marking land mines with shaving cream. but he is best known for commanding the american-led coalition in the 1991 gulf war. his temper earned him that nickname stormin norman. he was 78. >>> a woman called 911 in the middle of the night screaming for help. officers showed up and when it was over they had shot and killed a man. it happened at an apartment complex on creekside drive in walnut creek. officers say that the man confronted them the moment they arrived at the apartment around 3:15 this morning. they won't say what kind of weapon he had but the police say they were forced to shoot him. he died at the scene. some neighbors managed to sleep through it all. >> a little unnerving because you wake up and find out there's a shooting outside your house. i didn't even hear it. >> this is w
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Dec 8, 2012 1:35am PST
decision that's going to affect america. >> the supreme court will actually decide on two issues, doma, the federal law that prohibits recognition of same- sex marriages, and colorado's prop 8. the berkeley couple at the heart of the case is ecstatic. >> he texted me, omg, five exclamation points, granted. so then she called me. and we just started crying. >> they've got to solve this at a national level, because there's just too much administrative confusion right now. who gets health benefits, who can visit who in the hospital, all of these, you know, which marriage counts? >> a lot of focus is on anthony kennedy, the supreme court justice born and raised in sacramento. cbs 5 reporter linda yee on how this coming court case is tailor made for him. >> reporter: the final say in the cultural war on same-sex marriage is coming. and the justices decision to hear the case is historic. >> this is equivalent to the supreme court taking on one of the most divisive issues. first, the justices could say that denying marriage to any couple is unconstitutional, just like the former band on inter
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
really are out on america's streets. and often, the difference between a legal and an illegal gun comes down to how many bullets it can fire and how quickly. >> this is an assault rifle. >> reporter: it started off as a legal semiautomatic. which means... >> you have to depress the trigger each time you want it to fire. with a fully automatic weapon, you can just hold the trigger back, and it automatically fires. >> reporter: and then there's the side of the bullet clip. >> in the state of california, you can't have more than ten rounds. >> the capacity of the magazines dictates if it now becomes illegal. this is a high-capacity magazine. this carries 30 rounds of ammunition. this can be inserted into this weapon and now it becomes an illegal weapon. >> reporter: just the talk of possible new gun control measures has gun stores reporting upticks in sales all across the country. >>> a blistering report on security lapses at the u.s. consulate in benghazi has prompted the resignation of some state department members. they all quit. the independent panel report called security at the
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Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
ban. >>> a question everyone in america wants to know. what lawmakers in washington are doing to try to avoid the fiscal cliff. good evening. i'm ann notarangelo. a san francisco woman traumatized after being robbed on the street. she was not injured. and the thief only got a few dollars. but patrick shows us what he took from her was much more valuable than money. >> i heard him say, then i'm going to kill your dog. >> pekingese, 12 years old. sweetest thing ever. >> reporter: she asked not to be named. this woman was robbed yesterday, not only of money, but her best friend roxy, who she loved most on this earth. >> she was my best friend. >> reporter: she had lost her phone in her car, so she parked to look for it at leavenworth and golden gate when a man approached her. >> he said, give me all your money. >> reporter: he then went through her pockets and found only $5. and roxy started barking. >> he said, i'm going to kill your dog. and he grabbed roxy. all of a sudden i see her fly towards traffic. he threw her towards oncoming traffic. >> reporter: roxy was rushed to er but it
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Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm PST
apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868. gallon..and.. "swear" . >> do you know how long it's been since the warriors swept a four game home stand. gas was 1 dollar. >> i william jefferson clinton do solemnly swear. >> he was two years old when clinton was elected. he had 25 points. eleven assists. the last play of the first quarter. warriors turned it over. glen davis nails a jump shot. and magic gets momentum. harrison barnes on the rejection. clay thompson hits the shot and the warriors are up by two. but the magic did it to the warriors tonight. j.j . for three. orlando wins 102, 94 and a chance in history is denied. angel will return to the top of the san francisco batting order. he was resigned to a 44 million- dol
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Dec 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
america's team with one teammate dead and another in jail accused of killing him. the dallas cowboys showed their resillience on and off the field. erica ferrari with more on the team's tragedy. >>> dallas cowboy walked off the court sunday. >> jerry brown, i'm trying to deal with the stuff. >> police say the defensive lineman was driving drunk and lost control of his 2007 mercedes killing brown who was a passenger in the car. brent is charged with intoxication manslaughter. hours before his release, an emotional dallas cowboys team took the field in cincinnati. >> something that's difficult to deal with. people will deal with it in different ways. you just have to stay together as football team, as a family and as friends and teammates. >> shannon sharpe, brent's actions changed the lives of two people forever. >> jerry brown, his family will never be able to talk to him and see the young man again. he's probably cost himself an nfl career and some time in the penitentiary. >> in 2009, he pleaded guilty to dui. one former coach says the nfl needs stronger punishments to deter drunk driving
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Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> reporter: a tiny british ruled island off south america invaded by argentina in 1982. the british sent troops and warships to retake it. but behind the scenes, there was conflict with mr. reagan urging her to negotiate a truce which she angrily rejected and her asking for his support. you are the only person who will understand. she was not always happy with his responses. describing one of his late night messages regarding the falklands invasion as, so vague i didn't think it was worth reading. but one letter shows the woman the british nicknamed "the iron lady" could have a velvet side adding a ps to the president who was a bit under the weather, warm personal regards and a rapid recovery to full health and strength. the world needs you. yours sincerely, margaret thatcher. >> reporter: the documents released by britain's national archives also show the president's advisors asking their british counterparts for fashion advice about what mr. reagan should wear for a horseback ride with the queen during a june 1982 visit. the answer, smart but casual. not formal riding attire. the advic
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Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
. >> reporter: media crews from the u.s. and latin america are here in lakewood lining the streets in front of her family's home. she was born in california and industry experts say the singer was on the verge of becoming a big name here in the states. >> she had just signed deal to do a comedy with abc, so, she was really poised for mainstream success. >> reporter: family friends say she never let fame go to her head. >> she gave everything and always game around. >> reporter: her mother says she is sure her daughter is now singing to the lord. in lakewood, california, theresa garcia, cbs5. former international fund leader strauss-kahn has reached a agreement with a new york city hotel mate who accused him of sexual assault. the lawsuit stems from an encounter in may of last year that forced strauss-kahn's resignation from the imf and cut off his capitolcy for the french presidency. the terms of the settlement are confidential. >>> some of san francisco's homeless and jobless may soon be carrying cell phones around town. approval by the city would provide phones nearly free of charge
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00am PST
something a wake-up call for all of us in america. >> you have to allow to us protect ourselves. >> why is this your problem? >> why is the murder rate around the country? i'm an american. what is your question! >> two bay area kids caught with a stolen rifle and a disturbing plan. >> police say the boys were planning to shoot a cop. >> there was a momentary scare tonight in a very busy mall. somebody spotted sparks on the roof and called the fire department. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >>> good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, december 18. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off this week. it's 31 minutes after 6:00. >>> happening right now, a car smashes into a gamestop store in the east bay. >> the driver of the car is nowhere to be found along with some pricy electronics from the store. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at clayton valley shopping center with more. >> reporter:
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00am PST
the kind of man, in short, that america has always been grateful to have especially in her darkest hours. men who lead by example and expect nothing. >> mr. inouye died yesterday of respiratory complications. he was 88. >>> a new offer from president obama aimed at avoiding the "fiscal cliff." he met with house speaker john boehner at the white house yesterday. the president reportedly offered to curtail future cost of living increases for recipients of social security and softened his demand for higher taxes at upper income levels. boehner wants an earnings threshold of a million dollars for higher rates. if no deal is reached in the next two weeks, billions in tax hikes and spending cuts will go into effect. >>> well, millions of credit card customers should soon receive refunds from american express, capital one, and discover. the three companies owe $435 million in refunds to nearly 6 million customers as a result of a government crackdown on deceptive credit card practices. refunds range from 3 bucks to $300 and they should show up on monthly statements. >> youtube released it
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
inauguration of america's first black president, and a look at how far we've come 20 years, but no matter where she was, dana was always on her own path. >> that hair. >> she's notorious for update her do. >> day ma cannot keep a hair style for more than three weeks. it is enough to drive our promo people crazy. >> then it was more than about sometime it was about color, going gray. >> i wanted to match my looks with my experience and time on the planet. >> but gray hair tonight head doesn't stop mischief in the heart. >> one time during commercial break dana king taught me how to put my fist in my mouth. >> tonight set, in the field or in the newsroom, there is no one like dana. >> she comes in and likes to tap her little foot. she has things to say. afghanistan, iraq, jordan. >> some of the most tense times in those countries were not with the gorillas, not with the rebel forces, but with day ma. >> she will stand in the freezing cold if that is what it takes. she will hike into a village where there are no roads. in the middle of the night she will help you get a again coout of
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Dec 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
the streets of america and often the difference between a legal and illegal gun comes down to how many bullets it can fire how quickly. >> this is an assault rifle. >> reporter: it started out as a legal semi-automatic which means -- >> you have to depress the trigger each time you want to fire. >> reporter: then the size of the clip. >> in the state of california you can't have more than ten rounds in any firearm. >> reporter: the same for handguns. >> the capacity of the magazine dictates if it now becomes illegal. this is a high capacity magazine. this carries 30 rounds of ammunition. this can be inserted into this weapon and now it becomes an illegal weapon. it's not difficult at all. >> reporter: to give you an idea what that means. >> this is our magazine compared to the magazine that a criminal may use. >> reporter: but even on this point, the size of a clip, the debate is expected to be intense. >> ha. [ laughter ] >> the argument against that is that it is a diminution of freedom of firearms owners to make their own choices. >> reporter: but in day-to-day crime isn't it t
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Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
from bank of america, and we have michael here from alameda county food bank. you have a special presentation but before we present the check, how about telling us about give a meal program with bank of america. >> absolutely. give a meal is a fantastic program. we have the honor this year of leading that program again and being an exclusive sponsor. for every dollar that is donated we have $2 that bank of america matches and it's phenomenal program. >> it doesn't have top an employee of bank o of america. anybody that banks with bank of america can donate a dollar. >> two for one and you can do that at www.bankofamerica.com/give. and it goes to addressing hunger which is a critical need. >> i like that. can we have a little bit of a drum roll and see how much you guys have raised here. >> absolutely. absolutely. >> right here. $25,000. so michael with alameda county food bank. that is very generous. michael. >> thank you on behalf of the alameda county food bank and the bay area food bankings this is an extremely meaningful contribution. we last month served more people through
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Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
to eleven bullets from this bushmaster in their body 20 of them. is this america?! i don't think so. >> senator feinstein also wants to ban big ammunition clips that hold more than 10 rounds. she is not the only politician speaking out. >> we are the only industrialized country that has this problem in the whole world, the only one. and that's why we need immediate national action from the president and from congress. it should be at the top of their agenda. >> new york mayor michael bloomberg also pushing for tougher national gun regulations. the mayor was surrounded today by dozens of people whose lived have been affected by gun violence. >>> and california could provide a reality check when it comes to a bitter fight over gun control laws. cbs 5 reporter grace lee tells us the state has its own history of gun tragedies, new laws and loopholes. grace. >> reporter: that's right. we may have some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation. senator leland yee says we're not going far enough. his bill to add gun control actually failed last year. this time around, he is facing po
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Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm PST
told sheriff joe what they think about him. >> reporter: he's america's toughest sheriff. and joe arpaio admits he courts controversy. he got a dose of that tonight when drag queens invaded his dinner party. the sheriff is in town for a convention. he hoped to also reach out to eighth graders at the middle school who sent him letters. students wrote in spanish their disagreement with his fight against illegal immigrants and his tent prisons in the hot desert sun. >> they accused me of running concentration camps. they called me a racist. so i just wanted to meet with the kids and tell them the truth. >> reporter: but he says the district suddenly cancelled his planned meeting. the school district's media rep said she was too busy to explain on camera but denied there ever was a meeting. the sheriff defends arizona's law that allows his deputies to check people's citizenships. >> we have a right to call immigration and check you out. >> reporter: but the sheriff's reach is being investigated by the justice department, a two- year investigation found latino drivers in his county are
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Dec 26, 2012 1:35am PST
request from our owners in china. looking to bring parts of america to china. >> reporter: chinese investors bought this vineyard and now 90% of the wine is shipped to china. what do they want with a vineyard in napa valley? >> there's a big demand for luxury goods. rather than buying chinese-made products and sending our money l they're buying american made products and sending their money back over here. >> reporter: and the jobs stay here. >> yes. >> reporter: chinese firms flush with cash have invested $16.4 billion in the u.s. in the past decade. $1.3billion in california companies. $560million in just the past year. the chinese are boosting the golden states housing recovery. they bought one out it have every ten homes sold in the past year. >> compare to high end housing like in beijing, this is not that expensive. >> reporter: a student at the university of southern california. his parents bought him this yearly $1 million condo. they thought renting a dorm room was a waste of money. >> my parents decide to buy me a house as a investment outside china. >> reporter: jim jaco
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Dec 16, 2012 5:30pm PST
town full of good and decent people that could be any town in america. here in newtown, i come to offer the love and prayers of the nation. i am very mindful that mere words cannot match the depths of your sorrow, nor can they heal your wounded hearts. i can only hope it helps for you to know that you're not alone in your grief. that our world, too has been torn apart. that all across this land of ours, we have wept with you. we pulled our children tight. and you must know that whatever measure of comfort we can provide, we will provide. whatever portion of sadness that we can share with you to ease this heavy load, we will gladly bear it. newtown, you are not alone. as these difficult days have unfolded, we've also inspired us. with stories of strength and resolve. and sacrifice. we know that when danger arrived in the halls of sandy hook elementary, the school's staff did not flinch. they did not hesitate. dawn hochsprung and mary sherlach, vicki soto, lauren russo, rachel and anne marie murphy, they responded as we all hope we might respond in such terrifying circumstances. wit
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